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NSA Spying / US Allies #1069895

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 28, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Complaints from Spain, France, Germany, Brazil & Mexico about NSA surveillance noted; statement from Senator Dianne Feinstein quoted.

(State Department: Margaret Brennan) The meeting between members of the European Parliament and House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers reviewed; details given about the call for a no-spying pledge. [German Member Elmar BROK††- complains about spying on friends.] The call from Germany & Brazil for a U.N. resolution to protect the privacy of electronic communications noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(White House: Major Garrett) The extent of the spying and how much President Obama knew about it featured; details given about Obama’s promise to German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the US will never again tap her cell phone. [Deputy National Security Advisor Ben RHODES††- says we’re looking for information that is relevant to our national security.]

Pelley, Scott;
Brennan, Margaret;
Garrett, Major

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